5 Amazing Facts About Bitcoin Pizza Day

  1. On May 22nd 2010, Hanyecz bought two pizzas for 10,000 Bitcoins. It marks when the first real-world good was bought with the first decentralized digital money (Bitcoin).
  2. As of that time, 10,000 BTC was worth just $41. Though getting data on the early Bitcoin economy is really hard to come by, according to Bitcoin user ender_X, Hanyecz could have traded his bitcoin in an exchange for U.S. dollars … about $41 to be exact.
  3. It took Four Days For Hanyecz to get his pizza delivered: Sure, it’s not as impressive as Satoshi who had to wait nearly 11 months for bitcoin to establish a price, but by conventional food delivery standards, Hanyecz waited a while for his order.
  4. Aside from Bitcoin Pizza Day, Bitcoiners have been creating several holidays for almost as long as the technology existed.

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